Tag Archives: Salvation

You Do Not Do The Things You Wish

“For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish.” – Gal. 5:17 The flesh and the Spirit pull … Continue reading

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Who Makes You Differ From Another?

“Who makes you differ from another?“- 1 Cor. 4:7 It is not “what,” but “Who?” Man does not make the difference, God does. In His sovereign grace, He loved us, He chose us, and He saved us.

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Set a Guard Over My Moouth

“Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips.” – Psa. 141:3 Before you speak, remember: We must give an account of all our words to the Lord.

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Lord, Open My Lips

“O Lord, open my lips, And my mouth shall show forth Your praise.” – Psa. 51:15 A wonderful morning prayer… and a palindrome to boot! If our lips are open, let it be for God’s praise.

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Secretly Shooting the Upright

“The wicked bend their bow, They make ready their arrow on the string, That they may shoot secretly at the upright in heart.” – Psa. 11:2 This is Satan’s cowardly tactic: he shoots his arrows SECRETLY. David counters these attacks with some incredible … Continue reading

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Beginning at Jerusalem

“repentance and forgiveness of sins should be preached in His name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.” – Jesus (Luke 24:47) Beginning at Jerusalem: it’s a monument to Christ’s mercy that the first offers of grace would be to those who … Continue reading

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Today Salvation Has Come

“And there was a man called by the name of Zaccheus; he was a chief tax collector and he was rich.  And Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house“ Luke 19:2, 9 None are too far gone.

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Too Difficult?

“If it is too difficult in the sight of the remnant of this people in those days, will it also be too difficult in My sight?” – God (Zech. 8:6) Rhetorical question from the Creator of the universe.

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The Proper Perspective

“(God) has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,” – 2 Tim. 1:9 This puts … Continue reading

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Where Righteousness Dwells

“But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells” – 2 Pet. 3:13 Ellicott says, “Righteousness has its home there; is not a wanderer and changeful guest, as on earth, … Continue reading

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